Career Center Extras
Tips for Interview Season
Ten Ways Law Students Can Be More Persuasive in Interviews – By better understanding employer expectations and learning to implement persuasive strategies in interviews, you can be prepared for employers’ cautious and conservative hiring policies. Here are some good tips.
5 Questions Great Job Candidates Ask – If you ever are looking for questions, these are some pretty sure-fire suggestions that will help you finish your interview strongly.
5 Ways Poor Manners Can Sink Your Job Search – Make sure your understanding of professional etiquette helps (not damages!) your interviews and job search.
Tips for Writing a Great Cover Letter
How to Write a Cover Letter – The cover letter is probably the most difficult aspect of the job search, so pay special attention to these tips to make sure your letters help you stand out, not fall flat.
The Art of Networking for the Business Generation - Here are some good, practical tips for one-on-one and social event networking in the business/legal context. Keep them in mind as you do some networking this semester.
How to Maximize the Potential of Your Alumni Network - An interesting discussion about alumni networks and some tips at the bottom about how to utilize your alumni network effectively.
Follow-up is Key! - Great tips on how to follow-up on contacts you have made so that they might acually go somewhere! Also, see the helpful suggested language for correspondence.
Advice for your LinkedIn Profile
Advice for your LinkedIn Profile - Ideas on how to take your LinkedIn page from a static profile to an active career-enhancement tool.
We know you have a long list of goals when it comes to law school. The staff of the Career Center can help set you on the right path to fulfilling one of those goals—finding the right job after graduation. We offer resources, career counseling, job fairs, and other services that you can began utilizing during your first semester and continue to take advantage of even after you become one of the college's alumni.
Resources on job-seeking and information about different aspects of the law are available for check-out or in-office reading and/or viewing through the Career Center.
Browse a sampling of the hundreds of legal employers that have recruited from the University of Tennessee College of Law.
The University of Tennessee's Career Services can help you identify part-time jobs, internships and full-time positions through its HIRE-A-VOL system.
Explore the off-campus job conferences in which the University of Tennessee College of Law often participates.
Career Center Information
Policies and requirements related to the Career Center, its mission and usage, may be found herein.
Career-related activities and special events of interest to law students occur in the same time period annually. Browse the outline to mark events on your calendar.
Upcoming Career Center Events
- September 2, 2014Career Kick-off 1LsStarts: 12:00 pmEnds: September 2, 2014 - 1:00 pmMore details...
- September 5, 2014InterviewsStarts: 8:00 amEnds: September 5, 2014 - 5:00 pmLocation: Dean's Conference RoomMore details...
- September 9, 2014Networking Career Connections 1LsStarts: 12:00 pmEnds: September 9, 2014 - 1:00 pmMore details...
- September 10, 2014Interest Meeting: Presidential Management Fellows ProgramStarts: 12:00 pmEnds: September 10, 2014 - 1:00 pmLocation: Room 241More details...
- September 16, 2014Career Development 3LsStarts: 12:00 pmEnds: September 16, 2014 - 1:00 pmMore details...